A stroke can happen to both men and women due to an interruption to the supply of blood to the brain. Having a family history of strokes can put you at a higher risk than others for having one. Here are some helpful tips to follow to reduce your risk of having a stroke regardless of initially being at a higher risk.
Reviewed by Ray Spotts.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently awarded funds to 28 state and local health departments across the United States to design, test and evaluate new, innovative approaches to address significant health problems.